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Khama’s flying cries land in court
Former President Lt. Ian Khama, who steadfastly displays naked disdain for the government of (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
BCF appreciates online chess
The Botswana Chess Federation (BCF) has expressed gratitude on the growth of online chess. This (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
Stanbic, Statistics Botswana partner for change
In their continued efforts to further drive the Youth Employability and Entrepreneurship (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
Ba leseng [Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
Masisi is not part of the solution but part of problems on oversight institutions!
We are almost a year since last year’s general election. Yet we are still at ground zero with (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
A UB Engineering student wins the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship
The 2020 prestigious Rhodes scholarship for BLMNS (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia, and (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
SONA should become more accountable
In a short while the State President will deliver the most important speech in a calendar year; (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
Diamond sales get a bump
Diamond mining juggernaut De Beers is mounting a strong come back after posting its highest (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
Consumer Inflation ticks up
Consumer prices in Botswana rapidly rose in September after they edged down to historic lows, (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
BPC, Liquid Telecom break up at the behest of Gov’t
Liquid Telecommunications Holdings, a company linked to Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, (...)[Sunday Standard] 20/10/2020
My Top 5 local tunes-Bruce Nkgakile
It helps me unwind after a long day. It is just one of those songs that are a masterpiece. It’s (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
Who beheaded Milo?
Monna o motona mourns murdered cat Used to making people laugh, popular comedian Monna O Motona (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
News reaching Shaya is that Orapa United captain, Thabang Marco Mosige has decided to take his (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
MMP family’s missing M
Having taken the country by storm, MMP Family is said to be falling apart. The group, which is (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
Pastor targetting BOMU
One of the former members of Botswana Music Union (BOMU) will soon be exposed together with his (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
Did BDP wars cost Tsosi a seat?
The Botswana Football Association (BFA) elections were held over the weekend and, despite the (...)[The Voice] 20/10/2020
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Botswana retains leadership of regional committee on stock exchanges
GABORONE, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Thapelo Tsheole, chief executive officer of the Botswana Stock Exchange, has been...
[The Africa news] 21/10/2020
Botswana: Questions Remain Over Mass Elephant Deaths
[IPS] Bratislava -- When hundreds of elephants died in the space of a few months in Botswana earlier this year,...
Botswana: Locust Outbreak National Disaster
[Botswana Daily News] Kasane -- Assistant Minister of Agricultural Development and Food Security, Ms Beauty Manake, has...
Botswana expects heat wave early next week
GABORONE, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's meteorological services department issued a heat wave warning on Friday, as hot...
[The Africa news] 17/10/2020
Number of Botswana's newly registered motor vehicles drops in Q2
GABORONE, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Botswana recorded a loss in the number of newly registered motor vehicles in the second...
[The Africa news] 17/10/2020
PwC hit by R653 million lawsuit from Botswana supermarket chain Choppies
Two senior executives at Botswana supermarket chain Choppies Enterprises are suing former auditors PwC for R653 million...
Botswana: About U.S.$43,000 Needed for Locust Control
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -- The Department of Agriculture will need P500 000 to control and contain the recent African...
Botswana: Botswana Square Kilometer Array to Help Bring Development - Mogae
[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -- Former President Dr Festus Mogae has said that Botswana's Square Kilometre Array (SKA)...
Botswana wishes to host 2027 AFCON soccer finals
GABORONE, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Botswana has ambitions of hosting the 2027 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) soccer finals, a...
[The Africa news] 12/10/2020
Botswana to tap domestic market as alternative to grow tourism sector
GABORONE, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- Botswana is seriously exploring the domestic tourism route as a safeguard to the COVID-19...
[The Africa news] 11/10/2020
Botswana's equity trading slides down
GABORONE, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Botswana Stock Exchange's (BSE) equity trading has fallen slightly in the second and third...
[The Africa news] 10/10/2020
Botswana cuts bank rate to support economic activities
GABORONE, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's central bank has cut the bank rate by 50 basis points, down from 4.25 percent to...
[The Africa news] 09/10/2020
Botswana intensifies surveillance of respiratory infections
GABORONE, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) -- Botswana has intensified its surveillance of severe acute respiratory infections in line...
[The Africa news] 08/10/2020
Southern Africa: What's Behind the Locust Swarms Damaging Crops in Southern Africa
[The Conversation Africa] Seven million people in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe have been affected by a...
Mukuru Adds Sign-Up Feature to WhatsApp
Mukuru has upgraded its app and added a new self sign-up feature to its WhatsApp offering. The new app –...
[IT News Africa] 07/10/2020
Botswana: De Beers Group Introduces Reset Initiative
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- De Beers Group has introduced ReSet, a series of collaborations with jewellery...
Botswana: Violent Sexual Offenders to Face Stiffer Punishment
[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -- Violent sexual offenders will face more time behind bars once the Sexual Offenders Bill...
Botswana: ENCA Utterances Grossly Inaccurate, Abusive - Govt
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- The government has called grossly inaccurate and abusive utterances carried by South...
Zimbabwe plans to send dead elephants' brain tissue to US for toxin tests
Zimbabwe plans to send brain tissue samples from dead elephants to the United States to test for toxic micro-organisms...
Botswana removes travel restrictions for local holidaymakers
GABORONE, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Botswana will allow local holidaymakers to travel within zones during the coming...
[The Africa news] 27/09/2020
Botswana reverts to strict COVID-19 measures
GABORONE, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Botswana has reverted to stringent travel restrictions across the zonal boundaries as...
[The Africa news] 26/09/2020
Botswana, FAO launch land degradation assessment project
GABORONE. Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Botswana's Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism (MENT)...
[The Africa news] 22/09/2020
Botswana: Mass Elephant Deaths Caused By Bacteria
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -- Findings on the mortality of 330 elephants around Seronga area between April and July...
Botswana discovers likely culprit behind mass elephant die-off
Toxins in water produced by cyanobacteria killed more than 300 elephants in Botswana this year, officials said on...
[France 24] 22/09/2020
Botswana- Mystery elephant deaths caused by cyanobacteria
Toxins made by algae in water holes caused 330 elephant deaths in Botswana earlier this year.
[The Africa news] 22/09/2020